Police Harassment in charity ride Hells Angels assault charge

‘Assaulted’ veteran rider faces new charge

An army veteran rider who claims he was assaulted by police at a March 2018 charity ride now faces a charge of not obeying the direction of police. The incident was caught on this video which shows Michael “Magic” Parr being confronted by Senior Constable Murphy of the NSW Police Strike Force Raptor. It occurred …

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handlebars petition Burleigh Bars Paul Whittaker police

Handlebar height a ‘police witch-hunt’

Arbitrary handlebar height restrictions have created an excuse for police to conduct a witch-hunt to harass riders, says Zane Walton of Burleigh Bars Australia. The Gold Coast handlebar manufacturer has started an online Change.org petition to scrap the arbitrary limit of 380mm above the seat. Click here to read about the petition. Witch-hunt examples Zane …

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Call to challenge exhaust noise fines

Petition to change motorcycle exhaust noise rules

Following a police crackdown in at least two states on motorcycle exhaust noise and heated discussion on our website, a Queensland sports bike rider has launched a petition to have the noise rules changes. Click here to sign his petition to Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads director-general Neil Scales. It has attracted more …

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handlebars defect notice regulations

Handlebar defect notices ‘incorrect’

Police who issued handlebar defect notices to riders involved in the recent Hells Angels Good as Gold charity ride may have got it wrong. Check out the claims of police harassment here. Several riders have complained on social media that their defect notices for having handlebars that are too wide or high were not correct …

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